“Carter’s costume designs enable actors to fully immerse themselves in the roles of their lifetimes, transforming Oprah Winfrey into voting rights activist Annie Lee Cooper, Denzel Washington into Malcolm X, and Chadwick Boseman into the King of Wakanda,” SCAD wrote on its website.
In addition to those costumes, the exhibition features” garments worn by luminaries such as Angela Bassett, Eddie Murphy, Lupita Nyong’o, Rosie Perez, and Forest Whitaker, demonstrating the varied work Carter brings to the screen,” SCAD wrote.
“ ‘Afrofuturism’ shows Carter’s career trajectory in her detailed, often carefully weathered, historically evolving costumes for the History Channel’s 2016 ‘Roots’ reboot, for Steven Spielberg’s 1997 ‘Amistad’ and for Ava DuVernay’s 2014 ‘Selma,’ " Felicia Feaster wrote for the AJC. “There is a strain of male dandyism in the exhibition in the flamboyant, oversized zoot suits on display from Spike Lee’s 1992 ‘Malcolm X,’ to the outrageous canary yellow suit worn by Antonio Fargas in 1988′s ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.’ "
Because of the excitement and number of registrants, SCAD has had to we need to switch the zoom capacity to a webinar link. You can sign up here: https://scad.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cjm5hNjZSK-fDCN358TFyQ. Learn more about the exhibit at scadfash.org.